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Friday Jul 25 | Government Executive

Did a Misplaced Glove Cause Nuke Waste Dump Fire?

A glove accidentally left in a drum of nuclear waste may have been responsible for rupturing the container leading to the spewing of radiation in the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant near Carlsbad, New Mexico, in February.

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Related Topix: Carlsbad, NM, Chemistry, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hispanic Business

Data from Los Alamos National Laboratory Advance Knowledge in...

The electrocatalysis of oxygen reduction reaction was studied with Pt deposited on the newly developed support."

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Freshnews

Bechtel-UC Teams at US National Laboratories Win Six R&D 100 Awards

Bechtel announced today that researchers from two U.S. national laboratories managed and operated by Bechtel partnerships have earned six 2014 R&D 100 Awards, known as the Oscars of Invention.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, Inventions

Tue Jul 22, 2014

NewsFactor

US Orders a New Cray for Nuclear Arms

Cray's Trinity supercomputer, to be based at Los Alamos National Laboratory, will differ from most high-performance computers in that it will be vertically integrated.

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Related Topix: Cray, Computers, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Amazon

Thu Jul 17, 2014

National Journal

U.S.-China Nuclear Security Exchanges Hampered by Lingering Suspicions

Plutonium pits for the U.S. nuclear arsenal are cast at Los Alamos National Laboratory in 2005.

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Related Topix: Prison

NewsFactor

US Orders a New Cray for Nuclear Arms

Cray's Trinity supercomputer, to be based at Los Alamos National Laboratory, will differ from most high-performance computers in that it will be vertically integrated.

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Related Topix: Cray, Computers, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Amazon

Wed Jul 16, 2014

National Journal

Los Alamos Gets 'Inadequate' Safety Rating from Energy Dept.

A Defense Nuclear Facilities Safety Board engineer places uranium hemi-shell training models on a moveable platform in preparation for an experiment at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Freshnews

Bechtel Launches Initiative to Strengthen U.S. Cybersecurity Capabilities

Bechtel today announced a program with two U.S. national security laboratories to fund multiyear positions for early-career professionals in critical cybersecurity fields.

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Business Journal

NM laboratories nab five of 100 R&D awards

Researchers from Sandia National Laboratories and Los Alamos National Laboratory won five awards in this year's competition for the top 100 advances in applied technology sponsored by R&D Magazine.

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Related Topix: Technical Services, Sandia

NewsFactor

US Orders a New Cray for Nuclear Arms

Cray's Trinity supercomputer, to be based at Los Alamos National Laboratory, will differ from most high-performance computers in that it will be vertically integrated.

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Related Topix: Cray, Computers, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Amazon

Fri Jul 11, 2014

PC Magazine

Cray to Build Supercomputer That Will Manage Nuclear Weapons

The $174 million supercomputer will be at the Los Alamos National Lab and used to secure the U.S. nuclear stockpile.

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Related Topix: Cray, Computers, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

Thu Jul 10, 2014

CNet News

Cray Gets $174 Million U.S. Supercomputer Contract

The company's next-generation XC system, powered by Intel Xeon and Xeon Phi chips, will help protect the country's nuclear stockpile.

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Related Topix: Cray, Computers, Science / Technology, High Performance Computing, Startups, Intel, CPU

KHOU-TV Houston

Los Alamos to get new supercomputer

Los Alamos National Laboratory is getting a next-generation supercomputer to help maintain the safety and effectiveness of the nation's nuclear weapons.

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Related Topix: Science / Technology, High Performance Computing

WXOW-TV La Crosse

EPA trying to confirm ND spill didn't reach bay

Los Alamos National Laboratory is getting a next-generation supercomputer to help maintain the safety and effectiveness of the nation's nuclear weapons.

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Related Topix: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Berthold, ND, Rick Scott, US Governors

Wed Jul 09, 2014

Hispanic Business

Findings from Los Alamos National Laboratory Provides New Data on...

A significant number of studies have alluded to the cytotoxic potential of these materials, implicating Cd-leaching as the causal factor."

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Related Topix: Biology, Science

Scientific Computing/Instrument.

Imaging the Fukushima Daiichi Reactors with Cosmic-ray Muons

Los Alamos National Laboratory , in New Mexico, US, will team up with Toshiba Corporation to use muon tomography to safely peer inside the cores of the Fukushima Daiichi reactors .

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Related Topix: Toshiba, Computers

Sun Jul 06, 2014

NewsFactor

Gates: Fixing Education a Challenge

In a talk at the Los Alamos National Laboratory, Bill Gates talked about his foundation's work improving and distributing vaccines across the world.

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Related Topix: Bill Gates, Microsoft, Startups, Medicine, Malaria, Health, New Mexico

Fri Jul 04, 2014

KAUZ

Cosmic masquerade: Habitable planet isn't planet

Los Alamos National Laboratory says it made mistakes in packing waste that has been linked to a radiation leak at the government's underground nuclear waste dump, but it remains unclear if the violations or its use of... FBI agents tried more than once to discourage a 19-year-old suburban Denver woman who said she was intent on waging jihad in the ... (more)

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Thu Jul 03, 2014

WXOW-TV La Crosse

5 Things to Know: The fireworks at 'Kaboom Town'

Los Alamos National Laboratory says it made mistakes in packaging the waste that has been linked to a radiation leak at the government's underground nuclear waste dump in southeastern New Mexico.

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Related Topix: Home, Mortgage, Personal Finance, Addison, TX

WLNE-TV Providence

Arthur threatens July 4th plans along East Coast

By RANDALL CHASE Associated Press Delaware's transportation secretary says the state should have closed a damaged interstate bridge earlier, saying it missed opportunities when it didn't... By RANDALL CHASE Associated Press Delaware officials should have closed a damaged interstate bridge sooner and missed opportunities by not having qualified ... (more)

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Related Topix: North America, World News, Mexico, Hurricane, Natural Disasters, Life, Holidays, 4th of July, Weather, Hurricane Arthur

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